Button vs Cotehardie - What's the difference?

button | cotehardie |


As a proper noun button

is .

As a noun cotehardie is

a 14th to 16th-century unisex garment tailored to fit the torso and arms, usually with a row of buttons down the front as well as down each fitted sleeve from the elbow to the wrist women's coathardies trailed on the floor, but those for men could be cut very short.

button

English

(wikipedia button)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A knob or disc that is passed through a loop or (buttonhole), serving as a fastener.
  • *
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  • A mechanical device meant to be pressed with a finger in order to open or close an electric circuit or to activate a mechanism.
  • (graphical user interface) An on-screen control that can be selected as an activator of an attached function.
  • (US) A badge worn on clothes, fixed with a pin through the fabric.
  • (botany) A bud.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • (slang) The clitoris.
  • (curling) The center (bullseye) of the house.
  • (fencing) The soft circular tip at the end of a foil.
  • (poker) A plastic disk used to represent the person in last position in a poker game; also dealer's button .
  • (poker) The player who is last to act after the flop, turn and river, who possesses the button.
  • A raised pavement marker to further indicate the presence of a pavement marking painted stripe.
  • (South Africa, slang) A methaqualone tablet (used as a recreational drug).
  • A piece of wood or metal, usually flat and elongated, turning on a nail or screw, to fasten something, such as a door.
  • A globule of metal remaining on an assay cupel or in a crucible, after fusion.
  • A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass.
  • A small white blotch on a cat's coat.
  • A unit of length equal to 1/12 of an inch.
  • Usage notes

    For the senses 2 and 3, a button is often marked by a verb rather than a noun, and the button itself is called with the verb and button''. For example, a button to start something is generally called ''start button .

    Derived terms

    {{der3, bachelor's button , belly button , billy buttons , , button accordion , buttonhole , buttonhook , buttonlike , buttonless , button man , button mangrove , button mushroom , button nose , buttonology , button-punch , button-pusher , buttonquail , buttonwood , cute as a button , eject button , fire button , have one's finger on the button , hot button , on the button , panic button , power button , push someone's buttons , radio button , red button , snooze button , start button , stay-button , tummy button}}

    See also

    * switch * toggle * trigger

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To fasten with a button.
  • * Charles Dickens
  • To be fastened by a button or buttons.
  • Derived terms

    * button one's lip * button up * unbutton

    cotehardie

    English

    Alternative forms

    * coat-hardy

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A 14th to 16th-century unisex garment tailored to fit the torso and arms, usually with a row of buttons down the front as well as down each fitted sleeve from the elbow to the wrist. Women's coathardies trailed on the floor, but those for men could be cut very short.